dessert, festival sweets, Makar Sankranti

Absolutely delicious and healthy. A must during Makar Sankranti.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Makes: 14 to 16 small ladoos

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts
  • ½ tbsp ghee
  • ½ tsp cardamon powder
  • 1 cup jaggery (gur)

METHOD

For the sesame seeds

  1. In a non-stick pan roast the sesame seeds for 8 to 9 minutes.

For the peanuts

  1. Remove the skin of the peanuts and break them into small pieces.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the ghee in a vessel, add the jaggery, mix well for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add the sesame seeds, peanuts, cardamom powder. Mix well for one minute.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a greased plate and allow to cool for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Wet your hands with water, form small rounds with the mixture.
  5. Allow the ladoo to cool and store in an airtight container.

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